Global Data Consultants

  • Lead Security Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/5/2018 8:55 AM)
    Job ID
    Alex McCurn
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Lead Security Analyst in the Northern Milwaukee, WI area.

    Position Overview

    The Lead Security Analyst will be a hands-on manager individual who will be responsible for coordinating security activities across all segments.  This person will be supervised by the IS Director but will work closely with the CFO while presenting security reports to the business, including the Board of Directors Security and Audit Committee.  The ideal candidate will establish, plan, and administer the overall policies, goals, and procedures for the information security function.  In addition, will initiate, implement, and develop information security programs in accordance with the organizational information security standards.  Lastly, they will perform and evaluate information risk on a regular time schedule and promote information security awareness within the organization.


    • Direct the planning and organization of the information security function in alignment with the current and future business needs while maintaining a strong focus on continuous improvement, cost center management, and EVA driven results.
    • Deliver information security projects such as risk assessments, penetration tests, perimeter security solutions, etc. 
    • Champion the security COE (Center of Excellence) team which provides input on information security strategies, policies and procedures. 
    • Participate in planning & organization of enterprise wide information security through active engagement in a matrix model through the IS Governance Board.
    • Provide oversight and management of enterprise information security processes and tools.
    • As the primary security liaison for the enterprise, this individual must also be able to work with the company's Managed Service Security Provider (MSSP) to ensure that the enterprise security posture is not compromised.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • CISSP Required
    • 5+ years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in IT highly preferred, but will consider candidates with 9+ years of experience with an Associate's degree, or 13+ years of equivalent experience in IT. 
    • Minimum 5 Years experience with the following:
      • Administering Security Solutions
      • Managing vendor relationships
      • Creating security strategies, policies, procedures, and baselines
      • IS Security related field
    • Strong analytical, listening, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Passion for protecting intellectual property
    • Experience working with Virtual teams
    • Experience with ISO 27001 standard and working with maturity models
    • US Citizenship mandatory to International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.


    In addition to the above, this individual would have competencies and/or experience with:

    • CyberArk Privileged Access Management
    • cb Response
    • Dell Data Protection
    • FireEYE Cyber Security
    • BlueCoat Content Filtering
    • Cisco Firepower Threat Defense
    • TrendMicro AV
    • SolarWinds LEM
    • Azure MFA
    • Incident Reporting and Qualys Vulnerability Scanning



    Preferred Experience

    • Experience with ITIL a plus
    • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation a plus

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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